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options of boxes, romney on the right, obama on the left, mr. nuts chose to do his business on the right. apparently it's a stamp of disapproval for the republican hopeful. mr. nuts has a short history of picking losers. owners say he foresaw the defeat of the pittsburgh steelers in super bowl xlv and the patriots the following year. so he has some credibility. >> mr. nuts is two for two. >> there you go. >> we'll see if he's right. who knows. >>> well, the giants good luck charm at the zoo finally got a name. they are going to call him romo. >> perfect. >> like that. >> not mr. nuts. >> no. but the orange headed monkey was born during the nlcs series before the giants even made it to the world series and the team had nothing but success after her birth. she is named romo after giants closer sergio romo. zookeepers say the name fits with the little monkey's personality. >> i want to see the monkey's daddy. a redhead is unusual. >> i'm not part of this conversation. >> that's it for cbs 5 news at noon. captions by: caption colorado
and months of clean-up and getting everything going again. it's just one day at a time. >> all right, susan mcginnis live in delaware, thank you. >>> and we are just learning that president obama has announced that he is going to travel tomorrow to new jersey to survey some of the damage there. >> indeed. >>> meanwhile, millions of people from maine to the carolinas are without power and east coast utility companies are calling on other states for a little bit of help. >> various agencies in california are now sending people out east. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is at sfo for an update on the response as well as continuing flight cancellations. >> reporter: several california agencies are responding, others on standby with you one problem that rescuers and travelers have having today, more cancellations to those cities that need help the most. >> i been sleeping on that little sofa over there. >> reporter: tommy is among thousands of stranded travelers waiting out sandy in an airport. he is trying to get back to new york where he is a grad student and doesn't want to miss class. he spe
the people and the auto workers. >> the unions in ohio is why obama is strong right now. >> show me by hands how many of you voted for him in 2008. how many of you are definitely voting for him in 2012. what the hell happened? >> the promises were not met. >> i'm disappointed because he didn't do what he said he wanted to go. the only thing is i'm not sure i like the alternative. >> who leans towards barack obama? raise your hands. who is leaning towards mitt romney? is romney in touch with you all? >> no. >> why not? tell me why not. >> romney is more just focused on big business. >> if they find something and they bring it against him, all of a sudden he changes his tune. that's not what i meant. >> does obama understand you? >> i think barack obama grew up middle class or lower middle class, so i think he can relate. i think that mitt romney always grew up wealthy. >> i think he relates to everything that we stand for, women's rights, children raising children. he's a family man that is how -- that's why women like obama. she a family man, he's been there with us. mitt romney has never ne
faced with two options of boxes, romney on the right, obama on the left, mr. nuts chose to do his business on the right. it's his stamp of disapproval for the republican hopeful. mr. nuts has a short history of picking losers. owners say he foresaw the defeat of the steelers in super bowl xlv and the new england patriots the following year. >> which of course gives this cat incredible credibility. >> i would think the one he didn't do his business in would be the winner. >>> 5:56. next half hour coming up thieves snatching mail out of people's boxes. the bay area crime spree is caught on camera. >>> traffic jams, gas lines and desperate commuters. how tempers are flaring in the aftermath of superstorm sandy. >>> an angry bicyclist beats a muni agent and police are trying to track him down. we have the security video for you next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> a blue tal muni attack, an agent beaten for doing his job. >> lock lines for gas and the mother of all gridlock. the anger and frustration for the victims of superstorm sandy. >> i'
president obama saw the power of sandy for himself. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah. 14 people dead in new jersey right now. there is concern that number might rise as more homes are sear searched. on wednesday, president obama walked along new jersey's battered coastline, side by side with governor chris christie. both offering encouragement to sandy's survivors. >> we are here for you. and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you've rebuilt. >> reporter: after getting an aerial view of the devastation, the president vowed that federal response would be swift. >> we are not going to tolerate red tape. we're not going to tolerate bureaucracy. >> reporter: the full scope of the damage comes into greater focus by the hour. >> when i left, everything was intact. when i came back yesterday morning -- >> reporter: 68-year-old jackie e ernst has lived in the town of pleasantville for 22 years. she'll start over again. >> all i could see was -- >> reporter: nine years ago, zelphia conner bought a house here. a 50-foot
? >> that's right. what the obama people have hoped for is that voters would vote on the momentum not on the past and so if they feel there's a little bit of a gathering and they are feeling better and where they felt better before in the spring then there were shocks and things slipped back. they haven't trusted the idea that things are getting better. the hope is that two things one momentum might actually be catching with these voters and also that there are enough of them. that in these battleground states where everybody is pushed off in their corners there's enough vote towers get. >> how about the economy specifically in ohio where the unemployment rate is lower than it is in a national level. how much in a swing state like ohio will that shape things? >> i haven't been in ohio so i don't know if even the economic reality is getting drowned out. but it seems to me it's very important. it's obviously, you know the core of a lot of the debates here was it right to do the auto bail swrout. threw have your kind of you know laboratory right there in ohio. do
. >> president obama toured fema headquarters and says the federal government is standing by to provide assistance. >> and this is a live picture right now at kill devil hills, north carolina. you can see that tide coming in. pretty severe there. transit systems are also being shut down in philadelphia, baltimore and washington. amtrak has suspended service across the northeast. schools are closed today. and the new york stock exchange and nasdaq will also be closed and the united nations has canceled all meetings at headquarters. >> flights have been canceled for the next 48 hours. thousands of flights. boston, new york, philly and washington d.c. just about everything in sandy's sights. so many airlines store planes in those cities, passengers on the west coast will feel the impact throughout the next few days. check flight status well ahead of time and don't go to the airport if it's canceled. four flights have been canceled so far from oakland and san jose. make phone calls, get online and check it out. >> this storm is unprecedented. >> it's something we haven't seen quite a while.
. hurricane sandy is washing out candidates plans for their entire work. >> reporter: president barack obama scrapped a morning campaign stop in florida to get back to washington as the weather deteriorated. >> the election will take care of itself next week. right now, our number one priority is to make sure we're saving lives and that our search and rescue teams will be in place. >> the president 'led tuesday's stops in colorado and wisconsin. he told campaign workers in orlando he's counting on them to help get out and vote. i am not going to be able to campaign quite as much over the next couple of days, make sure as folks get hit by the storm, everybody is doing what they are supposed to do. >> the storm is sure to impact early voting along the east coast, and for state that's may help decide the election, they are in the path of this storm. hurricane sandy altered romney's plan and canceled events in virginia sunday. >> let's today, when we get home, put in our prayers the people who are in the east coast in the wake of this big storm that's coming. let's not forget the fellow american
up to its potential and then some. >> scary news. >>> president obama flew to orlando this morning. he landed just a short time ago and bill plante is at the white house and bill i imagine the president is meeting with his top team. >> reporter: that's right. the president is motorcading back here, he's due about now and what he's going into the meeting with federal emergency management officials. he will talk about what is needed. he left for a campaign event in florida. but early this morning the white house cancelled that. they also cancelled a campaign stop scheduled for wisconsin. jay carney said that the speed of the storm made it essential for them to return earlier so the president can stay here to closely monitor the impact and in response to the hurricane. carnie says the president needed to be here to make sure that needed federal resources are in place to support state and local recovery efforts. but of course, look this is also about being presidential at this point. being in charge and not being on the campaign trail where he could be accused of n
up right now in front of city hall. dennis, this is an amazing story. >> well, i think somebody call barack obama because detroit needs another bailout. no team in the history of the world series has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit. the giants have some pretty good odds on their side. new park, same result for the giants who really look like a juggernaut right now. grego blanco puts one at the wall. that is a three-bagger. a 1-0 lead. tigers starter anibal sanchez, but brandon crawford drives it home for a 2-0 lead. same score. fifth inning now. and miguel cabrera, a chance to tie the game, but ryan vogelsong gets him to cough it off. ending the threat. vogelsong takes it to a scoreless inning. the giants become the first team since the 1966 orioles to pick back-to-back shutouts in the world series. we're joined now live from detroit. vern? >> reporter: dennis, the fans are getting ready to give their concession speeches here in downtown detroit. comerica park all but quiet after that final out, as the giants -- i don't think people really understand what's going on. i mean, two wo
. >>> right after sandy, the presidential candidates avoided saying anything nasty about each other. well, right now it's gone back to normal. >> yeah. with just five days until the election, take a look at president obama and mitt romney's schedules between now and tuesday. they'll be visiting several battleground states, some more than once. only the president will visit nevada and florida. they're trying to win over anyone who is still undecided. cbs 5 political analyst joe tuman says the candidates are going after women in particular. >> and younger women voters, who express a pro-choice attitude, that they're still in indecision about the president. these are people who said they voted for him in 2008, for whom, while they're pro-choice, the economy message that the romney campaign has put out, which means different things to different people, has found some resonance. >> tomorrow, the last unemployment report before the election comes out. he does not believe it will change anyone's mind unless the numbers are hugely different from last week. right now the unemployment rate is 7.8%.
. obama's lead from a 24-point gap to 15. >>> we are expecting sunny skies and warm temperatures this weekend. we are taking a live look outside of the city of san francisco right now, and this is what it is going to look like tomorrow at 6:30, because we are all going to be setting our clocks back tonight. don't forget about that. we may see seeing record high temperatures on tuesday, so prepare for a warm-up into next week. >>> and tomorrow on weekend early edition eyewitness news this morning rather, hurricane sandy and the presidential election. our political insiders have two different takes on the president's meeting with new jersey's govern nor. >>> barack obama and christie stood up and did what you are supposed to do if you ared leader. >> go and find the camera at the beach and hug a couple of people and take off. >> plus the debate over funding political campaigns prop 32. we are going to have both sides that have debate live in studio tomorrow on eyewitness news starting at 7:30 a.m. >>> and a $23 million blessing claimed in just the nick of time. a grandmother said s
's possible candidates, who are forced to do last-minute scrambling. >> reporter: president obama scrapped his campaign events and returned to washington in the pouring rain to monitor hurricane sandy. >> the election will take care of itself next week. right now, our number one priority is to make sure that we are saving lives, that our search and rescue teams are going to be in place. >> reporter: the earliest the president could make it back to the campaign trail is wednesday. former president clinton is pinch-hitting in some key cities like orlando. >> i was supposed to be the warm-up man for president obama today. but that storm on the east coast had other ideas. >> reporter: polls show the presidential race too close to call, and the last full week of campaigning was supposed to be an all-out sprint for both candidates. instead, they're watching the weather. republican challenger mitt romney canceled his tuesday events and shortened monday events to two stops. >> sandy is a devastating hurricane by all accounts and a lot of people will be facing some real tough times as a result of sandy
. >> all right. did that work? >> yeah. >> reporter: reporting from san carlos, patrick sedillo -- >> and she pulls away. >> reporter: -- cbs 5. >>> coming up in our next half hour, president obama is preparing to tour the damage from sandy. we'll have the latest on the storm that new york's mayor says could be the worst the city has ever experienced. >> for years, they cashed in on unused vacation and sick leave. why workers in one bay area county are now rushing to retire. >> the world is louder than ever. but how is manmade noise impacting nature? after recording sound in a bay area park for 20 years, this scientist's startling discovery coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, when i see that our schools are 47th in spending per student, i just can't accept that. our schools shouldn't be 47th in anything. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, proposition 38 bypasses sacramento, and makes education a real priority- with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose pro
. >> reporter: in a bid to turn out young voters mr. obama did a live interview with mtv on friday. >> the most vibrant musical art form right now over the last ten, 15 years has been hip-hop. >> reporter: he was asked about student loans, climate change and same sex marriage. >> i have a track record of not just talking the talk on this but also walking the walk ending don't-ask, don't-tell and i'm going to keep on pushing as hard as i can but, you know, what's really going to change this is the young people their attitudes, i think will reflect the future. >> reporter: "the washington post" is reporting this morning that the white house is considering proposing another tax cut for working americans next year would amount to a few hundred dollars or more. it would replace the payroll tax cut that americans have been enjoying the past few years and anthony i don't think anyone is surprised that a tax cut is being floated just a week and a half out before the election. >> no, don't think so. nancy cordes at the white house. thanks. one element that could wind u
obama about today. he's hoping to get the army corps of engineers here as quickly as possible to begin the rebuilding process and replan what they can do to fix the beach. >> all right, jeff glor. thanks. we'll go now from the jersey shore to new york city. jim axelrod is in lower manhattan with that part of the story. jim, what can you tell us? >> reporter: good morning. a million customers are still without power in the new york metropolitan area. power is not expected to be back on until this weekend at the earliest. bus service has resumed in new york city, although subways will be out of service for several days, at least. we have some dramatic video we want to show you of rescues from rooftops in staten island. five adults and a child in total rescued by new york police department helicopters. they were trapped in their homes, made it to rooftops. the rescues carried out by nypd's helicopter 23, which was named after the 23 nypd officers killed on 9/11. of course, this is the biggest challenge the city has faced since 9/11. for as many dramatic pictures as we've been showing you
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